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Startup Waco hopes to make your journey just a bit easier with our dynamic, high impact programs created for entrepreneurs and business leaders.
Incubatex254 is an initiative aimed at addressing the fundamental needs of small businesses, with a distinct emphasis on women and minority owned enterprises. A 6-week program, Incubatex254 operates as a cohort-based accelerator, aligning similar businesses based on location, industry vertical or stage.
This 3-week program walks businesses and individuals through a proprietary toolkit created explicitly to touch on some of the most common challenges entrepreneurs face. In addition to access to workshops and insightful teaching, you’ll benefit from one-on-one coaching customized for you. Interested in learning more?
In the midst of unprecedented levels of public and private development, McLennan County faces a unique opportunity to maximize the untapped potential of our workforce across key industries so that our local community can benefit in new, impactful ways. The Emerge program will serve as a collaborative partner and a dot connector, empowering both individuals and workers.
Kiva is an international lending platform that breaks down barriers, allowing community members to gain direct access to funding opportunities. Kiva offers $0 fees and 0% interest to small businesses with loans ranging in size from $1,000 to $15,000.
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Startup Week: April 5-7, 2022
Waco Startup Week is a free, three-day celebration of all things entrepreneurship in our city. Organized and facilitated by Startup Waco, Startup Week aims to bring the community together through educational panels, engaging workshops and city-building events.
A weekly event for local entrepreneurs to meet and present their startups to the thriving peer network of founders in Waco. This is a great place to come pitch ideas, get feedback and support, plus network with like minded folks who are ready to offer a helping hand however they can. Every Wednesday, 9-10AM at Startup Waco.
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